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With an incredibly involved liberal arts curriculum, Emporia State University provides each of its...
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Emporia State University

Emporia, Kansas

With an incredibly involved liberal arts curriculum, Emporia State University provides each of its students with an active, holistic foundation. 

Student Profile

Fall 2016 Enrollment
3,578 undergraduate students
94% of undergrad students are full time
38% male — 62% female
10% of students are from out of state

Faculty Profile

2016-2017 Academic Year
252 full-time faculty
23 part-time faculty
18 to 1 student/faculty ratio

Residence Life

Fall 2016
83% of first year students live on campus
29% of all students live on campus

High-Impact Practices

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First-Year Seminars and Experiences X
Common Intellectual Experiences X
Learning Communities X
Writing-Intensive Courses X
Collaborative Assignments and Projects X
Undergraduate Research X
Diversity/Global Learning X
Service Learning, Community-Based Learning X
Internships/Coops/Practicums X
Capstone Courses and Projects/Senior Experience X

RETENTION FALL 2016

71% of students began in Fall 2015 and returned in Fall 2016 (full time, first time freshmen)

6 YEAR GRADUATION RATE 2016

44% of students graduated in 6 years

ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2016

Nonresident aliens 4%
Hispanic/Latino 6%
Black or African American 7%
White 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 1%

Academic Programs

Arts & Sciences: art, biochemistry & molecular biology, biology, chemistry, communication, crime & delinquency studies, earth science, economics, English, history, interdisciplinary studies, mathematics, modern languages & literature, music, nursing, physics, political science, social science, sociology, speech communication, theatre. Business: accounting, business administration, computer science, information systems, management, marketing. Pre-Professional Programs: pre-agriculture, pre-dental, pre-engineering, pre-law, pre-medical technology, pre-medicine, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy, pre-veterinary medicine. The Teachers College: athletic training, business education, elementary education, health education, health promotion, music education, physical education, psychology, recreation, rehabilitation services education.

ACTIVITIES OFFERED

Campus Ministries X
Choral groups X
Concert band X
Dance X
Drama/theater X
International Student Organization X
Jazz band X
Literary magazine X
Marching band X
Model UN  
Music ensembles X
Musical theater X
Opera X
Pep band X
Radio station  
Student government X
Student newspaper X
Student-run film society X
Symphony orchestra X
Television station  
Yearbook X

COMMON CORE

Arts/fine arts X
Computer literacy X
English (including composition) X
Foreign languages  
History X
Humanities X
Mathematics X
Philosophy  
Sciences (biological or physical) X
Social science X

CLASS SIZE BREAKDOWN

Size 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 172 162 208 85 47 35 2 711

CAMPUS HOUSING OPTIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATES

Coed dorms X
Men’s dorms  
Women’s dorms  
Apartments for married students  
Apartments for single students  
Special housing for disabled students X
Special housing for international students X
Fraternity/sorority housing X
Cooperative housing X
Theme housing X
Wellness housing X
Other housing options  

ADMISSIONS

ADMISSIONS FALL 2016

1,702 Total Applicants
1,488 Total Admissions
665 Total Freshmen Enrollment

Selectivity
87.43% of applicants admitted

Admissions Deadlines for 2017-18 Admission

Rolling admission? Yes

Admissions Factors

Very Important
Class rank
Academic GPA
Standardized test scores

Important
Talent/ability

Considered
Application Essay
Extracurricular activities

Freshmen Profile Fall 2016

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading    
SAT Math    
SAT Writing    
SAT Essay    
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT Math 18 25
ACT English 18 25
ACT Writing    

TUITION AND COSTS

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TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2016-2017

Expenses In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $4,893 $18,106
Fees $1,286 $1,286
Total $6,179 $19,392
     
Room and Board (on campus) $8,391 $8,391
Room Only $4,836 $4,836
Board Only $3,555 $3,555
Estimated Total On Campus $14,570 $27,783

FINANCIAL AID

Average Financial Aid Packages 2015-2016 FINAL

$8,568 First year students
$5,870 All undergrads

Financial Aid Breakdown 2015-2016 FINAL

61% on average, the percentage of need that was met
15% of financial need students that had need fully met

$5,870 Average need-based scholarship or grant award
$6,250 Average need-based loan

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